Qiang Chen

Qiang ChenAssistant Professor
School of Social Work

Academic Interests

  • Field education
  • Field instruction and supervision
  • Social work value and ethics
  • International social work

Previous Experience

  • Conducted or participated in studies on student learning during field practicum, field instruction, the impact of field placement on student professional development, and the lives of children affected by HIV/AIDS
  • Worked with/for vulnerable children and families as a project office and project manager at an international organization.


Sichuan, China


  • Walking
  • Hiking
  • Reading
  • Swimming

Future Goals and Aspirations

  • To be useful to students and better support students learning and growth
  • To continue research on students learning and development, especially professional value and identity development

Life Outside the University

I like to explore new things through visiting/travel, reading, and conversation. I was born in Sichuan, China, and love all kinds of spicy food. I have a family here in USA and a big family in China and it is always wonderful to spend time together with my big family.   

Return to Meet New Faculty home page